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Andrea Duchon
Andrea Duchon is a freelance writer living in New York City. She currently writes on topics of life, culture, food and travel.

Entries by Andrea Duchon

This Cleveland Company Wants to Preserve Your Skin After Your Death

(1) Comments | Posted September 30, 2015 | 12:57 PM


Charles Hamm had invested 50-plus hours and thousands of dollars into collecting his artwork when it dawned on him that he wanted it to live forever. Like many art collectors, Hamm was deeply protective of his art, the stories it told and what...

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A Love Letter to New York City

(4) Comments | Posted January 15, 2014 | 4:08 PM


There's this interesting thing that happens when you tell people you're leaving New York. I should know -- I've done it three times now. This time, however, I'm leaving with a sense of finality. Departing in a way that would make it childish...

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Platitudes: A Brand's Responsibility in a Tragedy

(2) Comments | Posted April 24, 2013 | 6:47 PM

I have this problem with platitudes.

You know what a platitude is even if you aren't familiar with the word -- those meaningless flashes in the pan of emotion that come along with any tragedy. The "Sending prayers" and "My heart is breaking" well-wishes scattered across social networks whenever...

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